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Thursday, July 24, 2008

A criminal of ‘fence’!

Bensonhurst: Oy vey! In the no-good-deed-goes-unpunished category, a Bensonhurst synagogue that was simply trying to make its facility more accessible to the disabled was the victim of an unholy theft when someone made off with its $15,000 exterior fence. Comments (1)

Coney does Disney?

Coney Island: The state of Coney Island is not strong, one of its most vocal boosters said this week. Comments (10)

Power down! Ridgites get a wake-up call from Con Ed

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge residents received a wake-up call — literally — on Sunday that would cause most people to get up on the wrong side of their bed: Con Ed was begging people to use less power in the midst of the summer’s second prolonged heat wave. Comments (1)

A dumping ground on 86th St

Bay Ridge: Ridgites are furious about a lengthy construction project on 86th Street that has torn up the vital commercial strip and turned a block between Third and Fourth avenues into a dumping ground. Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Old lady roughed up

Bay Ridge: A old woman is mugged on the street — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’ 68th Precinct. Comment

Call yourself a crook? Gunman chickens out

Bensonhurst: A crook changes his mind when his would-be victim refuses to comply — plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Caffeine crash on Third Ave — Starbucks to close

Bay Ridge: The news that Starbucks would abandon one of its four Bay Ridge locations was greeted like the classic David vs. Goliath story in the neighborhood this week — and we all know who the David is. Comments (9)

Friday, July 18, 2008

Well sculpted!

Bay Ridge: Here’s a great way to spend next Saturday! Comments (2)

Steve Harrison fires back

Bay Ridge: Steve Harrison, the spurned man in the race to succeed Rep. Vito Fossella, says Sen. Charles Schumer’s endorsement of Councilman Mike McMahon this week just goes to show that the Staten Island councilman is not a true progressive Democrat. Comments (2)
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